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There are 4 ways to get from Harpenden to Watford Junction by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford Junction station 321 - Sapphire

$5 - $8

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$17 - $39

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harpenden to Watford Junction 12.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Watford Junction 12.7 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Harpenden to Watford Junction is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harpenden to Watford Junction is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Watford Junction station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harpenden to Watford Junction. However, there are services departing from Harpenden and arriving at Watford Junction via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Harpenden and Watford Junction is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Watford Junction without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs £4 - £6.

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The bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford Junction station takes 57 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Harpenden to Watford Junction bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn station.

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Harpenden to Watford Junction train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Harpenden station.

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The best way to get from Harpenden to Watford Junction is to bus which takes 57 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £30 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Harpenden to Watford Junction.
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  • Distance: 10.8 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Harpenden, England and Watford Junction, England?

Arriva UK operates a bus from Harpenden to Watford Junction every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harpenden to Watford Junction via London St Pancras International LL and London Euston in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford Junction station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Harpenden to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Harpenden to Watford Junction bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Harpenden to Watford Junction train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harpenden to Watford Junction is 13 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Harpenden to Watford Junction.

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